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Public lecture Friday 3rd July 2015

‘Low Back Pain; The truth, whole truth and nothing but the truth!’

By Dr. A. A. Aluko, Ph.D
HCPC Registered and Chartered Physiotherapist

Venue: Rivers Ibis Health Club, Scours Lane, Tilehurst, Reading, RG30 6AY

Time: 19.00 to 20.30

Tickets: £10 (Advanced booking only)

Call 0118 9394255 Monday to Thursday only (Or leave a message at any other time) for further information


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Is modern technology killing us?

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Whiplash Injuries

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How is my posture?

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Warming up and cooling down – waste of time?

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Science throws cold water over sports theory!

I have often wondered what the reasons for sports men and women are for wanting to go through with a process of dunking themselves in cold water after an event is. More...

How sugary drinks can give you sore knees (especially if you're a skinny man)

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Steroid injections do not help sciatica

Well I guess this depends on whether the back pain is due to 'true' sciatica! As the article suggests sciatica is most commonly caused by the compression of the nerve by a 'slipped disc' but what is not usually considered is if the disc is not the primary reason for its malfunction anyway; in other words what about the 'Chicken and egg' scenario? More...

Arthritis can be helped by Exercise

Physiotherapists have been advocating this for decades and it is interesting that the article has no Physiotherapists’ view even though the experts refer these patients on to Physiotherapy. More...

Impact of Low Back Pain

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